One of the best qualities of our alumni is their willingness to remain in contact with the Department and our students. We would like you to share your story with us, with our students, and the world – please fill out the Update Your Information form and let us know what you've been doing since graduation. Do you want to become involved in the department? We welcome your ideas and participation. We also invite you to become a member of the Social Work Alumni Chapter in the UAB National Alumni Society. Or perhaps you would like to know how to give to the department and help support our mission. Contact us and let us know!

Grace Dugger serves as President and Monica Johnson serves as Vice President of the Social Work Alumni Chapter.

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Grace Dugger
Grace Dugger
is the Program Coordinator at Jessie’s Place. Grace received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Alabama in 2008 and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2006. She has 10 years of professional experience working with at-risk families at local social service agencies, HIV/AIDS Clinics, and hospitals. She also has experience in lobbying for international human rights initiatives in Washington, D.C. Her passion is advocating for women empowerment and equality in education. Grace is a member of the UAB National Alumni Society and recently was appointed the President of the UAB Social Work Alumni Chapter.

Monica Johnson Monica Johnson is a 2006 graduate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham and a 2008 graduate of the University of Alabama. She obtained an undergraduate and graduate degree in Social Work with a minor in Psychology. Ms. Johnson has practiced as a Medical Social Worker for 11 years, working most of her career at UAB Hospital. She is currently employed as a contract Medical Social Worker traveling throughout the country working at various hospitals in case management. Since 2016, Monica has served as the Vice President of the UAB National Alumni Society SW Chapter.